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Test Findings

Isolated ALP Elevation



    • Significance

    • Suggestive of a non-hepatobiliary cause.
    • Causes of Isolated ALP Elevation

    • Bone pathology - fracture, osteomyelitis, osteomalacia / Ricket’s, bony metastasis, Paget’s disease
    • Rapid bone growth (adolescents)
    • Late pregnancy
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Congestive cardiac failure
    • End stage renal failure
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